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Looking Over Their Shoulders: Five 2012 Starters Who Could Lose Their Jobs in 2013
July 10th, 2013 at 12:11 PM
***PHOTO1***We're inside of three weeks until the 2013 season begins in earnest when the Indianapolis Colts take the field at Anderson University for training camp. The next month's worth of practices and preseason games will determine who will lead the Colts in their effort to return to the NFL Playoffs. For...

Indianapolis Colts Grab Guard with Third Round Pick
April 27th, 2013 at 9:28 AM
The Indianapolis Colts continued their off-season upgrade of the offensive line by selecting Illinois lineman Hugh Thornton with the 86th pick of the 2013 NFL Draft. Thornton joins G Donald Thomas and T Gosder Cherilous as additions to the Colts offensive line. General Manager Ryan Grigson and head coach Chuck Pagano...

Indianapolis Colts Acquire Fullback, Retain Jeff Linkenbach
March 28th, 2013 at 2:35 PM
from the Indianapolis Colts The Indianapolis Colts today acquired fullback Stanley Havili in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for defensive end Clifton Geathers. The team also announced that restricted free agent tackle Jeff Linkenbach has signed his qualifying offer. “Stanley fills an immediate need for us at the...

Indianapolis Colts Beef up Both Lines
March 20th, 2013 at 6:48 PM
  from the Indianapolis Colts   The Indianapolis Colts have signed unrestricted free agent defensive tackle Aubrayo Franklin. The team also announced that exclusive rights free agent guard Joe Reitz has signed his tender.   “Aubrayo is a great fit for our team on many fronts,” said General Manager Ryan Grigson. “He's an excellent run...

Indianapolis Colts Free Agent Needs: Offensive Line
February 10th, 2013 at 7:26 AM
The offensive side of the football for the Indianapolis Colts corrected itself fairly quickly after the departure of Peyton Manning, Dallas Clark, Joseph Addai and Pierre Garcon. Andrew Luck proved himself to be an elite caliber quarterback in his rookie year. Dwayne Allen and Coby Fleener give the Colts two...

Indianapolis Colts Place Seth Olsen on IR
October 8th, 2012 at 6:32 PM
  From the Indianapolis Colts:   The Indianapolis Colts today waived tight end Dominique Jones and placed guard Seth Olsen on Injured Reserve. Olsen is designated for return to the active roster. The Colts also signed wide receiver Kris Adams to the practice squad.   Jones was signed as an undrafted free agent on April...

Indianapolis Colts Sign Super Bowl Winning Offensive Lineman
September 10th, 2012 at 6:47 PM
Bruce Arians and Trai Essex won two Super Bowls together in Pittsburgh. Now Arians hopes the veteran offensive lineman can bring his versatility to Indianapolis and help plug some holes there that threaten the safety of his star quarterback. Essex was signed on Monday after head coach Chuck Pagano revealed it...

Offensive Line Depth Concerning for Indianapolis Colts
September 8th, 2012 at 1:15 PM
Indianapolis Colts' general manager Ryan Grigson has done an incredible job rebuilding the Colts' roster practically from scratch. But one off season isn't enough to address the depth issues facing the team as they go into 2012.  Particularly, the depth along the offensive line is of great concern. That will already...

LB Angerer Out Six Weeks, LB Lutrus Season Over
August 13th, 2012 at 3:29 PM
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano on Monday spoke on the status of multiple injury updates from the Sunday, August 12 preseason opener against the St. Louis Rams. ***PHOTO1*** Inside linebacker Pat Angerer reportedly has a fractured foot that will require surgery that will sideline him for at least six weeks. Angerer...

New Indianapolis Colts Offensive Linemen Know What It Takes to Win
August 12th, 2012 at 7:45 PM
This past week I had the opportunity to speak with Mike McGlynn and Winston Justice. Both have experienced the post season and are eager to bring that experience to this young Indianapolis Colts team. Last year, Mike McGlynn watched a team led by a rookie quarterback with no real expectations for...

Indianapolis Colts Ink Seventh Round Draft Choice
May 18th, 2012 at 10:11 AM
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay announced via Twitter that the team had reached agreement with seventh round draft choice, Justin Anderson. Anderson becomes the fifth of the Colts' 10 picks to sign in the last three days. Anderson played tackle at the University of Georgia, but like teammate Cordy Glenn, can...

Indianapolis Colts’ Offensive Line Still Full of Question Marks
May 11th, 2012 at 12:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** Much of the blame for the Indianapolis Colts' 2011 failures can be placed on an offensive line that due to injury and inexperience gave little push or protection to Colts running backs and quarterbacks. Though the Colts have made an effort to address those issues, the unit as a whole...

Ryan Diem to Retire; Jeff Saturday Signs with Green Bay Packers
March 23rd, 2012 at 12:35 PM
***PHOTO1***One member of the Indianapolis Colts offensive line has announced his retirement, while another who was thought to be retiring will be continuing his career with another team. Ryan Diem met with Colts' owner Jim Irsay this morning to inform him of his decision to retire. Irsay announce it via his Twitter...

Indianapolis Colts Sign Offensive Lineman Mike McGlynn, Have Bigger Fish on the Line
March 16th, 2012 at 7:54 AM
The Indianapolis Colts reached and agreement with former Cincinnati Bengals guard Mike McGlynn yesterday, but he's not the "big fish" they are hoping to land in the next few days. The Colts are still in the market for G Evan Mathis from Philadelphia who had a breakout year this season leading...

Indianapolis Colts Offensive Line Brings New Definition to “Patchwork”
October 26th, 2011 at 5:06 PM
Rumor has it that Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay's next Twitter contest winner will get to play right tackle Sunday when the Colts take on the Tennessee Titans. We kid, of course, but only slightly. While Peyton Manning's injury has drawn all the press, the Colts have struggled all season...